Orange Bay Beach East

This quiet beach is gorgeous, with lush foliage, rocky terrain on the small capes that border the bay and ultra fine white sand.

Set near the heart of Orange Bay, Orange Bay Beach East is on the East coast of Jamaica. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Jamaica's beaches are pretty busy for the most part, however, Orange Bay Beach East is tamer than most, which makes it an excellent attraction for those of you who aren't fond of huge throngs of tourists.

How to Access The Beach
An access road will bring you north to this beach from West Street.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so bring your equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Orange Bay Beach East offers those who visit an idyllic and relaxing place to escape, thanks to the fact that the surrounding region is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the East coast of Jamaica. It is near some interesting sites like Portland Art Gallery, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of the attractions close-by.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Jamaica, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For instance, nearby is Christ Church, which is a quick taxi trip away.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Orange Bay Beach East
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Portland Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.5 SE Jamaica
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.1 ESE Jamaica
Christ Church Historical Site 3.2 SE Jamaica
Folly Ruins Historical Site 3.4 ESE Jamaica
Constant Spring Golf Club Golf Course 22.5 WSW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The closest town is Kingston, which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the beach, Port Antonio is a fairly short distance away, roughly three miles (four and a half kilometers).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a moderately varied selection of lodgings within a car's reach. Some of the closest choices are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Orange Bay Beach East
Hotel Distance Direction Type
By the Sea 1.1 mi. W B & B
Paradise Inn Resort -- -- Resort
San San Tropez 2.1 mi. SE Hotel
Demontevin Lodge Hotel 2.9 mi. SE Hotel
Mango Ridge Guest Cottages 3.2 mi. SE Cottages
Hotel Tim Bamboo 3.5 mi. SE Hotel
Jamaica Palace Hotel 5.1 mi. ESE Hotel
Mocking Bird Hill 5.5 mi. ESE Lodge
Geejam 5.7 mi. ESE Hotel
Tropical Lagoon 7.1 mi. ESE Hotel


If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the nearest restaurants is Dickie's Best Kept Secret. The restaurant offers a menu of Jamaican food. They are also famous for their comfort food. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Orange Bay Beach East
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Dickie's Best Kept Secret (876) 809-6276 Jamaican Very Casual 1.7 mi. SE
San San Tropez (876) 993-7213 International, Italian Very Casual 2.1 mi. SE
Marybelle's Pub on the Pier (876) 413-9731 Jamaican Very Casual 2.8 mi. SE
Brisc Sports Bar and Grill -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Chicken Place Restaurant & Catering Servs The (876) 993-4984 -- -- -- --
D-Tech Computers Internet Cafe (876) 715-4601 -- -- -- --
Green Palm Restaurant (876) 715-4482 -- -- -- --
Juici Patties Port Antonio -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Rusalka Restaurant (876) 715-5756 -- -- -- --
Yosch Cafe -- International Very Casual 2.9 mi. SE
Dekal Internet Cafe & Bistro (876) 297-7566 International Very Casual 3.0 mi. SE
Shadows (876) 933-3823 Eclectic Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Orange Bay Beach East.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Errol Flynn Marina Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

While Jamaica has many alluring attractions, taking a swim at Orange Bay Beach East is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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